Oh Twiggy, where have you been all these decades? You leave us wanting oh-so-much more of your huge doe eyes and wiry, energetic frame, only to turn up in 2010 at VIP Day of the Chelsea Flower Show! And who's that you're with? Well, its the Beatles' Ringo Starr, of course!At 60 years old, the English icon was among the first international supermodels and was best known for her androgynous looks and skinny frame. At the flower show, Twiggy skipped the mod mini sheaths of her earlier days in...Read Full Story
British model Twiggy was proclaimed "The Face of '66" by the Daily Express. Even iconic "it girls" have their complexes.Twiggy, the wispy blonde who became the face of 1960s mod fashion, was not always happy with her stick-thin frame. The model - born Lesley Hornby in 1949 - weighed less than 100 lbs when she began her modeling career, but longed to be more of a '50s sweater girl. "Whether you're thin, fat, small, dark, blond, redhead, you wanna be something else," Twiggy told the AP. "I...Read Full Story
Getty Images. It's common knowledge that the images presented to women in fashion magazines are wholly unattainable. Aside from concerns about the models being too thin or the clothes being too expensive, there's the fact that most of the photographs have been painstakingly altered to make the less human: sans wrinkles, blemishes, and inches.The UK's Liberal Democrats claim these images are detrimental to women. A British politician named Jo Swinson wrote in a new policy proposal, "Today...Read Full Story
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